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Biosphere Expeditions volunteer project in Namibia!

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BENEFITING: BIOSPHERE EXPEDITIONS

EVENT DATE: Sep 30, 2013

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THE STORY:

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Dear Family, Friends and Colleagues,

You all know my great love and admiration for animal world… cats in particular… This year I have decided to sacrifice my holidays and volunteered to go on a scientific conservation study working with big cats (leopards & cheetahs) and elephants in Namibia for 2 weeks in October 2013. It will give me the opportunity to get involved in a hands-on practical conservation experience that directly benefits wildlife and the humans that live alongside them. A great active contribution towards sustainable biosphere.

The project is run by Biosphere Expeditions (international no-profit/charity organisation registered in UK, USA, Australia, Germany & France) and is all about safeguarding some of Africa’s most iconic animals. The Organisation itself is accredited member of the International Union for Conservation (UNEP) and regularly wins numerous conservation awards and accolades for their work around the world each year (e.g. National Geographic).

Each volunteer of the expedition is expected to raise contribution of £1750 ($2600) and make own travel arrangements. I have already donated £300 and I am hoping, with your help, to raise remaining £1450 through this fundraising site by mid-September. This contribution will fund the scientific research with the aim of minimising human/wildlife conflict and will keep the project alive - it will cover everything from equipment, lodging, food and training.

The donations are tax deductible and all charity registration numbers can be found here: http://www.biosphere-expeditions.org/biosphere-expeditions-conservation-projects-non-profit-status-of-our-offices-around-the.html.

Details of the project can be found here: http://www.biosphere-expeditions.org/namibia.

Thank you very much for your donations and help!

$640

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    $70

  • Ben

    $100

  • Jesper Schultz

    $60

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28% Raised of $2,250 Goal

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The Team: $640 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Donor Comments

Judith

Judith

3 years ago

Craig

Craig

3 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

4 years ago

Jason

Jason

Grrr 4 years ago

Carmen

Carmen

Best wishes! 4 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

4 years ago

David

David

Nice idea - good luck! 4 years ago

Susan

Susan

Very good luck! 4 years ago

Cassandra

Cassandra

It'll be worth it if you manage to give up smoking! 4 years ago

Jesper Schultz

Jesper Schultz

DONATION: $60

4 years ago